Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a large primeval forest and some books refer to it as the home of mountain Gorillas due to its adventurous canopy tree structures. Bwindi forest is seen in Kanungu District, south-western part of Uganda. Our exotic forest Bwindi impenetrable forest sits on the edge of the refreshing Albertine Rift, a captivating area for an eye sight. It can be seen here making elevations ranging from 1,160 to 2,607 metres (3,806 to 8,553 ft).
Well, “Bwindi” is derived from the Runyolo-Runyakitara Language that literally means the “impenetrable”. The Unique nature recalls it well, due to the compacted extensive stands of bamboo that intersperse amongst the larger forest tree species. The throat-like Bamboo species and the thick ground cover of most of the seen ground level plant species especially the ferns, vines makes it hard to directly access on foot.
In hear, you can have a guided walk with African Adventure Travellers through the Bwindi Nature walk trails. Observe the darkness as you walk through the forest on the western arm of the Great Rift Valley, a shorter distance of about 25 Kilometers to the Uganda’s bordering country Democratic Republic of Congo.
Scientifically, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is one of the most biologically diverse areas on Planet Earth, where nearly half of the worlds population of the higly endangered king of the jungle; mountain Gorillas, live extensively. No wonder, due to its nature and the popularity of its inhabitants, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest has been recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as a top World Heritage Site for its biological significance.
Interesting Top activities, What to do and See
Birding: Birding in Bwindi is one of the most activities preferred by tourists who are guided by African Adventure Travellers to ably accomplish their expeditions. Bwindi has over more 500 bird species like African green broadbill, handsome francolin, Chapin’s, flycatcher, Shelley’s, crowned Eaglea, crimsonwing, black billed
turaco, fraser’s eagle, common Bulbul, short tailed warbler, western bronze-naped pigeon to mention but a few.
Nature walks: Enjoy the Bwindi Trails through the engaging local societies, mountain trails, forest trails etc. Observing the beauty of the pearl of Africa as you encounter with some beauty attractions like the Duikers, Forest monkeys and many more.
Gorilla Tracking: Well, this is the most compelling and fascinating adventure that has attracted thousands of Africa to book with African Adventure Travellers and have a memorable expedition while tracking these gigantic friends of man.
Other activities like mountaineering, culture encounters are well explained in our safari trips.